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So, is that Elfman's score in the trailer? It seems a bit early, but if that is, I just MIGHT be okay with him taking over from Junkie.Okay, point taken, but at least his previous scores for Nolan were obviously music and had an emotional presence. And the two note Batman theme was actually something Hans had to convince Nolan about. Nolan wanted this heroic theme that was left unused.@Mike Hans himself said sometimes a movie does not need a melody theme. It depends on the movie and the characters in it.<br>the main character here is fear threat and so on... in that regards the score respects that.<br><br>@hybrid: in order to have the full soundtrack we will then have to wait for bluray and rip the music & effect out of it. ^^This was one of the most emotionally engaging movies I have ever seen.  I suspect it has to do with the fact that my father was a WW II vet who was on a ship going through the Straits of Gibraltar when they were bombarded by German airplanes.  The selection of Elgar's Nimrod was a stroke of genius.  It rises and falls like the ocean, like a wheezy organ.  I wept.  This movie is a tribute to the Everyman who did his or her part.  We need to be reminded.It's not iTunes ????? Hybrid any examples you can post ?
I’m going to see the movie again on Tuesday, but after the first viewing I would say yes and no. The cues on the album are mostly in chronological order (towards the end at least) and I would say ‘Home’, ‘The Oil’, ‘Variation 15’ and ‘End Titles’ play basically unchanged in the movie. However, in my experience the ticking sound is much more present throughout the entire movie and speeds up and slows down during tense moments. On the top of my head, there is not a cue that played in the film that stood out for not being on the album, except for the one when Tommy and Gibson are racing the stretcher across the beach. It’s the staccato violin or cello cue. I don’t know what kind of cue was composed for the prologue since I haven’t seen it, but judging from the comments here that cue is missing as well.Totally agree on that note . Genius has been one of most unique scores in ages and the music is greatQuestion to all the people who watched it<br><br>Is the score a good representation of the movie? Or do we have another score which misses the best music from the movie like 'Escape from ship' or 'No time for caution'.<br><br>Very enjoyable score and after watching the show last final last night bought the soundtrack. BrilliantWhat? Mike, this is definitely inherent to the Zimmer/Nolan relationship and to Nolan's absurd soundtrack direction. Two-note Batman theme ring a bell? Nolan hasn't just been tying Zimmer's hands behind his back. He's unwittingly brainwashed him and, subsequently, most of Zimmer's remote control production minions into thinking the way forward for soundtracks is in non-melodic, non-developing constructs.
Found one of the main themes.....<br><br>Sounds pretty much like the rising music in Pirates 2 when the Kraken shows up to eat Jack Sparrow....Heard Hans Zimmer at Merriweather Post Pavilion. What a mind bowing performance.Hey Hybrid,<br><br>Will they ever release the track they pieced together for the 7 Minute IMAX Preview/Prologue?just commented on the WaterTower Music yt channel. (i waited a day lol!) <br><br>Hans and his team made me the best birthday present ever : )<br><br>i like seeing the "few notes" principle Hans explained in his Masterclass. this score takes it to a master high level.<br><br>i would like to say in passing that the experiment on Inferno  (ambient music) can be felt through this score. and i love it!<br><br>thanks Hans, Lorne, Andrew, Benjamin, and anyone involved. thanks Hybrid Soldier, your fan website is the best!The rendition of What Are You Going To Do When You're Not Saving The World in the new Justice League trailer is pretty cool, at least it shows they have not forgotten this theme :-p
My one hope is that this doesn't mean Chris Nolan will be tying Zimmer's hands behind his back for future scores. If he wants to do that here, okay. I can get over one score. But I hope Nolan doesn't keep calling for this non-melodic approach.That was one of my favorites, wish it was on the OST.Yeah, was also looking for that track.Nolan's liner notes, which explains a lot on the score :<br><br>"British people are raised on the story of Dunkirk. The events of the evacuation are sacred ground, not to be ventured onto without great care. Daunting for a filmmaker. But the things that place Dunkirk so firmly at the heart of a nation's self-image are the very qualities that make it one of the greatest stories in human history. Irresistible to a filmmaker.<br><br>This film required a remarkable creative team, and Hans Zimmer, as well as having been a valued member in the past, knows how to assemble his own great team. From our first meeting, where I described to the percussionist, Satnam Ramgotra, the unusual rhythmic structure of the script and how it needed to be amplified by the music, through the finishing touches applied by Lorne Balfe during our last weeks of mixing, the importance of teamwork was paramount. The process nicely echoed the circumstances of the events we were trying to honour- a triumph of communal effort, not individual heroism.<br><br>When I called Hans one night with a one word suggestion- "Nimrod", I wasn't sure he'd accept experimenting with an existing theme for the climax of the film. To my surprise, he knew just who to call to achieve the deconstruction of Elgar's monumental theme, a theme as beloved to the English as Dunkirk itself, often played at ceremonial occasions and funerals. It's a theme which (I never admitted to Hans) I am incapable of hearing without feeling the surprising weight of my father's coffin on my shoulder. Hans brought in Benjamin Wallfisch, who, in collaboration with the great music editor Alex Gibson and myself, fashioned a modern reworking that grows out of the sights and sounds of the movie- tapping the original's resonances without feeling unearned. Hans's brass accents complete the piece's power to move without sentimentalizing.<br><br>Hans went on to incorporate Elgar's theme elsewhere in the score, a score that on this album has been divided into cues, but which in the film plays as one long piece with a unifying and complex rhythmic and tonal structure. The structure of the screenplay itself builds upon the shepherd tone concepts I first explored with composer David Julyan in the soundtrack for "The Prestige", but here Zimmer's team (in particular Andy Page and Andrew Kawczynski) and I added a whole new rhythmical structure. This can't be fully represented on the album, but in the film it is able to integrate sound effects and even story structure into the very fabric of the music in a new and unique manner.<br><br>The rigid structure, to which we adamntly stuck, at times proved frustrating for the musicians, but they persevered and produced extraordinary cues based on unusual solutions (such as a recording of my watch that Hans and his team adapted into many different rhythmic voices). The disciplined procedural approach stopped the music for "Dunkirk" from ever resorting to arbitrary cinematic emotionalism, something Hans and I always felt was vital, given the inherent emotional heft of the real life events. This has been a long and hard journey, but I am proud of the final results, and hope that you will share my appreciation for the talent of the artists who worked so hard for so long on this score.<br><br>CHRISTOPHER NOLANI don't think emotion and melodies = Oscar worthy. Dunkirk's score fits in with the movie far better than Chappie.
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  4. Space Task Group (2:56)
  5. Slice Of Pie (1:05)
  6. Redacted (1:26)
  7. With All The Angels (1:35)
  8. Redstone (1:36)
  9. Call Your Wives (3:23)
  10. Launch (2:21)
  11. That's Just The Way Things Are (2:25)
  12. Sign (1:11)
  13. Kitchen Kiss (0:55)
  14. Mary And The Judge (1:30)
  15. I Like Her Numbers (2:07)
  16. Ladies' March (1:25)
  17. Mary And Levi (2:12)
  18. Euler's Method (1:23)
  19. Proposal (1:40)
  20. Pearls (2:41)
  21. Katherine Calculates (1:32)
  22. Lift Off (3:11)
  23. Warning Light (0:59)
  24. Rocket Peril (3:10)
  25. Hidden Figures (3:50)
  26. Epilogue (0:38)
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OskarC reply Replies: 2 || 2016-12-01 08:17:04
Sounds a lot like Horner about 10 minutes in. Not that it's a bad thing.


Yumbo2017-04-01 09:17:28
Does anyone know who the female soloist is?


Dragonseeker2017-04-01 10:55:44
Solo Vocals: Kim Burrell & Clydene Jackson

According to the booklet credits.

ei18 reply Replies: 2 || 2017-02-13 19:28:11
Hybrid, do you know how Hans was involved with Adele's Grammy performance? Benjamin Wallfisch thanked him in a post for bringing him onto the project.


Hybrid Soldier2017-02-13 19:48:23
Hans & Ben arranged the song for Adele. Like they did with Pharrell 2 years ago for his new version of "Happy".


Ei182017-02-13 19:52:55
Awesome! Thanks!

Sam reply Replies: 0 || 2017-01-18 18:26:06
I'm greatly surprised that the great Herbie Hancock is also in this terrific score

... reply Replies: 0 || 2017-01-05 13:55:58
Hybrid, with which tracks did you make the suite?

ei18 reply Replies: 3 || 2016-12-01 01:18:53
Thanks for the suite!! Is it really not coming out until June 2017?


0-^-02016-12-01 06:07:51
Looks more like January 6th to me.


Ei182016-12-01 16:44:14
I thought that too, but other scores on this site have the release date with the month first.


Ali2016-12-31 04:39:37
It would make the most sense if it came out January 6th, since that is the official date for the movie release everywhere. They have no reason to not release it until June.

isildur reply Replies: 1 || 2016-12-14 06:00:17
And how come Hans' name isn't there in the announced list of Oscar eligible scores (for "Hidden Figures")

http: //filmmusicreporter.com/2016/12/13/academy-announces-145-ori ginal-scores-in-oscar-race/

http: //variety.com/2016/film/in-contention/oscars-academy-disqual ifies-arrival-manchester-by-the-sea-silence-1201941479/

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Dudu2016-12-14 06:50:44
I think that's because of the rule that disqualifies a score where too many people are credited (ie. The dark knight)...maybe hz chose to drop his name so the score could be eligible

isildur reply Replies: 0 || 2016-12-14 05:35:03
Hey Hybrid, do you by any chance know, what the hell is going on on DUNKIRK's FB page? They've been live streaming the same view since last 13 hrs with the same ticking music.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 8 || 2016-11-30 23:39:17
Extract !


ZFan2016-12-01 00:43:54
Oh my, I'm Speechless. thanks Hybrid for the suite.


Mike2016-12-01 03:33:03
Nice! Did Zimmer, Wallfisch (& Pharrell) do roughly equal amounts here? Or is it mostly Wallfisch? Mostly Zimmer? :P


JamesT2016-12-01 05:18:58
Oh, wow. Spectacular!


Hybrid Soldier2016-12-01 18:02:21
It's Pharrell's project.


Anonymous2016-12-01 22:51:25
so he did most of it????


Hybrid Soldier2016-12-01 23:01:46
The main piano theme is definitely is. He was the basis of the music, some cues are pure Pharrell which I didn't include in the suite. Hans & Ben helped him at his request.

But that sort of score is usually a lot of jamming in the same room, don't try to figure out too much who did what here, sounds a bit like everybody, it's Pharrell, Hans & Ben !


Mike2016-12-01 23:05:34
The RCP-process never does cease to surprise us. lol.


Gotham Rogue2016-12-14 02:54:45
I like the excerpt a lot. It's certainly unique - it has that strange spin that they love to put on scores (particularly recently) - but it also is undeniably an RCP score. It seems like a good blend of these two methods, much better than some recent efforts. Hope the full score reflects this!

MB reply Replies: 2 || 2016-12-12 15:47:57
A Golden Globe nomination. Hope it'll win!


Anonymous2016-12-13 01:42:16
Normally I'd say no, but since Pharrell is involved, it actually has a chance of winning because people would scream racism if he didn't win lol


Anonymous2016-12-13 06:46:01
WTH? Really?!?

Jack Afrogarrix reply Replies: 3 || 2016-12-08 02:01:40
Nice score Music By Hans Zimmer With Pharrell Williams & Benjamin Wallfisch
A new collaboration awsome i can to hear the full score that is coming soon in january 2017


mpolonest123 2016-12-08 03:10:29
Thank you...

We can read.


Edmund Meinerts2016-12-08 21:51:55
Wouldn't be right without Jack Afrogarrix playing Captain Obvious on every new score on this site!


OskarC2016-12-08 23:51:42
Come on, why are you writing an almost identical post under every score?

0-^-0 reply Replies: 0 || 2016-12-08 06:24:34
The opening 50 seconds of the suite is absolutely amazing. Man I so wish to hear a score in this spirit coming from Hans or Ben soon.

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